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When Jack Sligo runs away from his loving Boston-Irish family, he hopes to get a summer job on a cruise ship. His dream becomes a nightmare when he meets two strangers who give him mysterious drinks in a waterfront saloon.

Jack wakes up, far at sea, shanghaied aboard the African freighter, SS Iron Prince. The ship's first call is a remote jungle port in Venezuel
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Hardcover, 322 pages
Published September 26th 2011 by iUniverse (first published September 1st 2011)
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Ibjoy1953 Hannabass
Jun 22, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Just the thoughts of a fifteen year old boy waking up on an African ship with no idea how he got there give me chills, but that’s what happen to Jack Sligo in this story. And it is what happened to David Paul Collins in real life. Spellbound by his Irish grandfather’s tales of adventure, Jack Sligo had dreams of traveling around the world as part of the crew on a cruise ship. But did he dream of starting out this way?
“Shanghaied” is a novel based on the author’s own true story as a merchant sea
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Darlene Brice
Oct 11, 2011 rated it it was amazing
Shanghaied is a true adventure sea tale. Well written and entertaining, author David Paul Collins captures the reader's interest and imagination from beginning to end.
Nicole Collins
Dec 05, 2011 rated it it was amazing
So much fun to read! The descriptions are so colorful it's like you are watching a movie! Excellent story telling, I couldn't put it down.
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